The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £318
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +57.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
Ubuntu
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 129 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.38% 25.34% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 48
Average daily rate £300 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £159 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - - - - 2
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace